We are seeking a new Chair of Trustees to lead our Board as we build on our 2020 Strategy.
If you would like to volunteer for us we would love to hear from you. We have opportunities in our office in Portsmouth and around the UK helping at some of the events we attend. Please contact us if you can help us.
Friday 4th September
To provide support and advice to eligible individuals in line with the policies of the Naval Children’s Charity.
For more information please see the Job Description or contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Applicants to send in their application form and a covering letter to Sara Smith, Head of Welfare.
Friday 11th August.
We are seeking a Head of Programmes & Funding to lead the development of our Life Chances programme for young people. For more information please see the Job Description or contact email@example.com
Applicants to send in their CVs and a covering letter to Jo McEvoy, Head of Finance.
The primary focus of the Charity is delivery to beneficiaries through the caseworking team. The role is responsible for the coordination of the Charity’s representation at community events and interaction with the community, fundraisers, and volunteers.
We are seeking a new Chair of Trustees to lead our Board as we build on our 2020 Strategy, ensuring we remain a relevant and effective organisation.
If you could spare us some time helping at one of our events or a few hours in the office we would love to hear from you.
For applications for financial assistance you can apply by clicking on Register for Help below which will take you to the Lightning Reach portal. This platform is provided by our trusted partner, Lightning Reach, a social impact startup which uses secure technology to make the application process as quick and safe as possible for you.
Once your application has been made a caseworker will be in touch as soon as possible, this is usually within 3 days.
The profile you create on the Lightning Reach portal can also help you to find and apply for support from other support organisations easily and securely. We recommend that you submit your application to The Naval Children’s Charity first before submitting applications to other organisations.
For help with completing your application, visit Lightning Support and search for ‘The Naval Children’s Charity’.
If you have a question or not sure what help you need and require information or advice please use this online form.
The Naval Children’s Charity supports children up to and including the age of 25 whose parent(s) serve or have served in the Naval Service: Royal Navy, Royal Marines, QARNNS, WRNS, their Reserves and the RFA. If you need information or advice regarding support for your child(ren) please fill in the form to the best of your knowledge. One of our caseworkers will then contact you.
If you would prefer to call us we can be contacted on 023 9263 9534, our office hours are 0830-1600 Monday to Thursday and 0830-1300 on Friday.
Rachel has lived and worked within the Armed Forces Community for over 27 years, she is married to Steve, a serving officer in the AAC, they have two children. A strong ally to the LGBT community, as a parent of a young adult with Downs Syndrome she has been strong advocate not only for his needs but for those in the whole Armed Forces community whose voices are not often heard.
Following on from a successful career in the retail, Rachel moved to Germany and gained real life experience in transitioning into military life as a spouse, this was not without its challenges however it has led to a fulfilling and varied career in the military charity sector, most recently at Cobseo, The Confederation of Service Charities.
Her life experiences have compounded with her professional roles giving Rachel an exceptional set
of skills and the drive to support our Naval Community.
Milly has been blessed to have had a varied career, which took her all over the world and allowed her to meet some truly wonderful people.
As radio broadcaster in commercial radio she had many incredible adventures included time spent with, and reporting on the UN in Cyprus and out on operations in Afghanistan. This led her to join BFBS (British Forces Broadcast Service). Traveling and broadcasting to our Armed Forces in NI, Gibraltar, Brunei and finally Germany.
Milly decided to hang up her headphones when she found out about a fantastic opportunity at the Naval Children’s Charity, and hasn’t looked back. She is also ‘Mum’ to Klaus, the office mascot!
Angela initially trained as a Midwife and enjoyed this career for over 10 years before taking time out to have a family of her own with her Royal Navy partner. She then moved on to become a caseworker for Citizens Advice, advocating for vulnerable families in need of support and joint working with Social Services locally. She has experience of supporting families through tough times and understands the complexities of living within the Naval community.
Having completed her BSc in Psychology and Counselling and her MSc in Forensic Psychology, Amelia spent time working alongside the Psychology team in a secure mental health inpatient unit before training to be a Probation Officer. Amelia worked as a Probation Officer for 5 years before joining the NCC as a caseworker. She has recently married into a military family.
Karolina graduated in International Relations with specialisation in global security and children in conflict areas. She has gained valuable experience working with the Armed Forces Community throughout her work at SSAFA helping serving personnel, veterans, and their families in a time of need. She is passionate about supporting those with no voice – animals and children, advocating for children with learning difficulties and disabilities. Based in Plymouth, Karolina will be an Outreach Caseworker for the Southwest region
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